Ear Ringing Plaintiffs Win Class Cert. In RingStop Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 21, 2012, 5:31 PM EST) -- A California federal judge Thursday granted certification to a class of consumers who allege homeopathic medical product seller NaturalCare Inc. violated state consumer protection laws because its product RingStop failed to treat ringing and buzzing in ears as advertised.

In a 17-page ruling, U.S. District Judge David O. Carter of Santa Ana, Calif., rejected NaturalCare’s arguments that the named plaintiff, Alisa Neal of Riverside County, Calif., was atypical of other members of the class because the condition of her ears presented a unique injury to her....
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